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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; DREAMGIRLS Leads Best Musical!

Voting is open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31.

We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends.

Here are the current standings for Raleigh:

Best Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Melvin Grey - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 17%
Deon'te Goodman - Caroline or Change - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 17%
Marktavious Patton - Dreamgirls - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 17%

Best Actor in a Play (Professional)
David Henderson - Lombardi - Theatre Raleigh 23%
Ariel Shafir - The Crucible - PlayMakers Repertory Company 17%
Phillip Bernard Smith - The Whipping Man - Raleigh Little Theatre 17%

Best Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Hailey Best - Legally Blonde - Temple Theatre 19%
Skyla Woodard - The Secret Garden - Theatre Raleigh 15%
Kate McMillan - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 12%

Best Actress in a Play (Professional)
Judy McLane - Lombardi - Theatre Raleigh 25%
Sarita Ocón - The Crucible - PlayMakers Repertory Company 16%
Julia Gibson - The Cake - PlayMakers Repertory Company 14%

Best Choreography (Professional)
Randy A. Davis - Dreamgirls - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 27%
Tito Hernandez - Oklahoma! - North Carolina Theatre Conservatory 14%
Abbey O'Brien - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 12%

Best Costume Design (Professional)
Jimmy Bennett - Dreamgirls - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 24%
Rafael Colon Castanera - The Little Mermaid - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 17%
LeGrande Smith - The Secret Garden - Theatre Raleigh 17%

Best Director of a Musical (Professional)
Suzanne Agins - Dreamgirls - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 15%
Peggy Taphorn - Legally Blonde - Temple Theatre 14%
Julia Murney - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 12%

Best Director of a Play (Professional)
Lauren Kennedy-Brady - A Middsummers Night Dream - Theater Raleigh 24%
Charlie Brady - Lombardi - Theatre Raleigh 17%
Desdemona Chiang - The Crucible - PlayMakers Repertory Company 13%

Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Kwame Michael Remy - Dreamgirls - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 16%
Darius Jordan Lee - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 13%
Jeremiah Packer - The Little Mermaid - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 13%

Best Featured Actor in a Play (Professional)
Tim Garner - And Then There Were None - Judson Theatre Company 14%
Jade Arnold - Lombardi - Theatre Raleigh 12%
Dan Callaway - Lombardi - Theatre Raleigh 11%

Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Kate McMillian - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 18%
Stephanie Rocio - Dreamgirls - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 16%
Allyson Ivey - Legally Blonde - Temple Theatre 13%

Best Featured Actress in a Play (Professional)
Ellie Barone - Rock of Ages - Theatre Raleigh 30%
Chloe Calhoun - The Wolf - Theater Raleigh 26%
Allison Altman - The Crucible - PlayMakers Repertory Company 18%

Best Lighting Design (Professional)
Samuel Rushen - Beauty & the Beast - North Carolina Theatre 26%
Jenni Becker - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 20%
Chrissie Munich - The Secret Garden - Theatre Raleigh 19%

Best Local Production (play or musical)
Crowns - Raleigh Little Theatre 22%
Bye Bye Birdie - PlayMakers Repertory Company 20%
Oklahoma! - North Carolina Theatre Conservatory 19%

Best Musical (Professional)
Dreamgirls - Cape Fear Regional Theatre 19%
Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 16%
The Secret Garden - Theatre Raleigh 11%

Best Musical Director (Professional)
Michael Santangelo - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 31%
Joanna Li - The Secret Garden - Theatre Raleigh 30%
Edward G. Robinson - Beauty and the Beast - North Carolina Theatre 15%

Best Play (Professional)
Lombardi - Theatre Raleigh 19%
The Cake - PlayMakers Repertory Company 12%
The Crucible - PlayMakers Repertory Company 10%

Best Scenic Design (Professional)
Michael McClain - The Secret Garden - Theatre Raleigh 53%
Narelle Sissons - The Crucible - PlayMakers Repertory Company 19%
Jan Chambers - The Cake - PlayMakers Repertory Company 14%

Best Sound Design (Professional)
Eric Collins - Smokey Joe's Cafe - Theatre Raleigh 27%
Eric Collins - Rock of Ages - Theatre Raleigh 23%
Eric Collins - The Secret Garden - Theatre Raleigh 23%

Best Touring Production
Matilda the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 26%
Something Rotten! - Durham Performing Arts Center 18%
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Durham Performing Arts Center 17%

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